Ain Diab (Arabic: عين الذئاب[romanization needed]) is a commune located at the Corniche of Casablanca, Morocco. The commune is affluent and famous for the fashionable stretch of coastline known as the Corniche. There are numerous hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and Lalla Meryem Beach and Ain Diab Beach. There is also the ribat and island of Sidi Abderrahman, which is now connected to the mainland by bridge.

The ribat on the island of Sidi Abderrahman in Ain Diab.

Ain Diab hosted a round of the Formula One World Championship in 1958. Amongst the notable residents is the British-born writer Tahir Shah.

The first McDonald's franchise in Africa and in the Arab world opened on Ain Diab in 1992.[1]

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  1. ^ "La saga McDonald's: 20 ans de présence au Maroc". L'Economiste (in French). 2012-05-11. Retrieved 2019-06-01.

Coordinates: 33°35′22″N 7°40′27″W / 33.5895°N 7.6741°W / 33.5895; -7.6741